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2015 Society for Humanistic Anthropology Program

PLEASE NOTE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION ON SATURDAY NIGHT Wednesday, November 18, 2015 4:00 PM-5:45 PM ENACTING, TRANSFORMING, RECLAIMING IN DEALING WITH DEATH, DISASTER, AND VIOLENCE Ruth E Toulson Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 AM-9:45 AM MONSTROSITIES AND DIVINITIES IN … Continue reading

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Please Note, Update on Journal Editor Search

The Executive Board of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) will be closing our search for Managing Editor of our journal, Anthropology and Humanism (AH) early. Should anyone else wish consideration, please contact James M. Taggart, Chair of AH Search … Continue reading

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2015 SHA Ethnographic Poetry Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated with any of the five fields of … Continue reading

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SHA Events at the 2014 AAA Meetings

Society for Humanistic Anthropology invites you to attend our workshops, sessions and meetings for this year’s AAA: Producing Anthropology SHA Workshops This year there are ten SHA workshops. To participate, one must be registered for the AAA meeting and on-line … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended for Poetry Competition

EXTENDED DEADLINE: AUGUST 15 POETRY COMPETITION: SOCIETY FOR HUMANISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY JUDGES: Renato Rosaldo, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, and Nomi Stone The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to … Continue reading

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2014 Turner Prize Competition

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA) announces the 24th annual juried competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. The late Victor Turner devoted his career to seeking a language that would reopen anthropology to the human subject, and the prize … Continue reading

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2014 SHA Fiction Competition

JUDGES: Jessica Falcone, Rachel Newcomb and John Colman Wood The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual fiction competition to encourage anthropologists to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns associated with the four fields of anthropology. Stories should … Continue reading

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2014 SHA Poetry Competition

JUDGES: Renato Rosaldo, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, and Nomi Stone The Society for Humanistic Anthropology announces our annual poetry competition as a means to encourage scholars to use alternative literary genres to explore anthropological concerns. These concerns may be any of those associated … Continue reading

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2013 SHA Prize Winners

  Victor Turner Prize Judges: Ruth Toulson, Angela Garcia and Ather Zia First prize: Julie Livingston, Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic (Duke, 2012) Julie Livingston is Professor of History at Rutgers University Second prize: … Continue reading

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SHA Events at the 2013 AAA Annual Meeting

As scheduled in the preliminary program, be sure to check for any changes in the final program. You can also view the complete SHA listing on the AAA website. Thursday, November 21, 2013 8:00 AM-9:45 AM 3-0095, EPISTEMOLOGY, EMPATHY, AND … Continue reading

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